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Object Number:42-35-248A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pokomam
Provenience: Guatemala
San Antonio Aguas Calientes
Department of Sacatepequez
Culture Area: Central American
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Bamboo
Cotton
Silk
Technique:Woven
Embroidered
Length: 103 cm
Width: 82 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Lilly de Jongh Osborne, 1942
Other Number:169 - Other Number

Description

1 cloth bar; 1 warp bar; 3 shed sticks [1 for wrapping finished cloth]; 1 heddle; 1bamboo gauge bar; 1 bobbin; 1 spindle [with whorl] used as bobbin; 1 sword. Cloth cotton, dark blue with woven parallel meander in white at each end; compound stripes of medium blue, green, lavender, yellow, red. Small embroidered animals and flowers in yellow, green, lavender, red cotton and 1 rose silk animal. Almost finished.

Bibliography:

[Article] Howell, Carol-Joyce. 1949. "Warp and Woof". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 14. no. 3. pg. 2-21 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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